The Civil Registry and Migration Department (CRMD) announces that on Monday, 15.12.2014, article 18ΦΖ(7) of the Aliens and Immigration Law (Cap.105) as well as article 4 of the Aliens and Immigration (Amending) (No.2) Law [Ν129(Ι)/2014, O.G. Annex.Ι(Ι) No. 4456] are set into force, for the following categories of third country nationals:
a) who apply for the acquisition, renewal or reacquisition of a long term resident permit,
b) who reside or who will enter the Republic for family reunification purposes, and
c) who are holders of a international protection status.
[Κ.Δ.Π. 539/2014, O.G. Annex ΙΙΙ(Ι) Αρ. 4835, 28.11.2014, Number 539].
In view of the enforcement of the above legislation, the Civil Registry and Migration Department has reviewed the procedure for the issuance of residence permits for the above mentioned categories.(for more details see relevant Announcement at the bottom of the page).